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CBS
Jan 29, 2010 12:00pm EST
. >> the true engines of job creation, here in america, are american business. >> reporter: the president is laying out the details of his proposal to give small businesses a $5,000 tax credit for every new employee they hire this year. companies would also get back the social security taxes they pay when they raise the wages of people who already work for them. the treasury department estimates the program would help 1 million businesses and cost $33 billion. businesses may like the idea but the president faces a tougher sell in congress. part of his mission here in baltimore is trying to convince republicans that this is a good idea for tackling double-digit unemployment. after a plea for bipartisanship in his state of the union address, today the president is sitting down with republicans at their winter meeting. >> make it clear to the president that we have better solutions. that we offered alternatives to get the economy moving again. >> reporter: republicans say they expect president obama to do more listening than talking. but in today's highly charged political climate in washing
CBS
Jan 20, 2010 12:00pm EST
banks are revealing their earnings. both bank of america and morgan stanley are scheduled to announce profits for the last quarter. this comes just a day after citigroup reported a multibillion dollar loss mostly from paying back its bailout money. airline ticket sales tend to be pretty sluggish as we head in to the summer travel season, and that's why southwest and airtran airways have announced three-day 0 domestic fare sales to drum up new business. other carriers have already matched the price cuts and our partners at "usa today" give this example. southwest is offering customers run-trip fares ranging from $98 to $198 to select cities. >>> coming up next, howard and the forecast. >> sunny right now but enjoy it. it won't last long and may be several days before we see it again. i will tell you about a couple of systems heading this way and what is happening at the california coast when 9 news now returns. >>> welcome back, everybody. howard bernstein with you on this sunny midday. we had a lot of clouds this morning, some rain, sleet and snow. it was brief but it happened. and no
CBS
Jan 22, 2010 12:00pm EST
,000 people are expected. we spoke to some of them earlier today. >> people of america are warm and good and look at how they are helping in haiti. and what happens to the children, how the mothers and fathers are hurt, grandparents are hurt, they would change in their hearts. >> there are other ways besides abortions. there is adoption, other ways you can go about it. just out here supporting a cause, a good cause at that. >> what brings you here. >> march for life. >> reporter: why do you think it is important to do that. >> because it is a sin that people are murdering children. >> i have been protesting since 1973 when i don't even know how old i was back then, 9 years old with my parents and i will continue to protest until the civil rights of these unborn children are respected. >> it says women preget their abortion and we do. i know. >> are you speaking from personal experience. >> i am speaking of personal experience. >> men who have had relationships with women and have a baby and when they lose the baby you feel it afterwards, okay, in your heart because that comes from you an
CBS
Jan 25, 2010 12:00pm EST
be on the way for america's middle class because today the president is announcing a new series of initiatives to help struggling middle-class families. joel brown has more from captiol hill. president obama is laying out new plans. he says they are designed to ease the economic worries of struggling middle-class families. the white house will double the child care tax credit for families making less than $85,000 a year. the government will spend $1.6 billion on child care programs, cap student loan payments and increase aid to families taking care of elderly relatives. the president will go in to detail on wednesday during his state of the union address. his top advisers say he is working on the speech but it will center around thee three themes, helping the middle cal class, shrinking the deficit and creating jobs. congressional democrats are aware that many voters are angry and they welcome the news. >> i think more than anything the voters said get business any washington and do something about the economy. >> reporter: the obama administration has put a bigger spotlight on jobs and the ec
CBS
Jan 27, 2010 12:00pm EST
with america's middle class tonight. he also needs to ease concerns about jobs, the economy and the federal deficit. drew levinson has a preview now from captiol hill. president obama will stand before a divided congress and an unhappy nation tonight for the state of the union address. his goal will be to convince those watching that he is focused on fixing the economy. to do that, he'll lay out new plans to jump start job growth and he will announce new tax cuts and credits for businesses. >> let's help them create an environment where they can hire more workers again and get millions of people that are looking for work in this country back to work. >> reporter: the president will also announce a salary freeze for some top government executives, and he will give more details on his plan to cut back domestic spending over the next three years. it is a move aimed at slashing billions from the federal deficit but republicans say it's just not enough. >> it is 17% of the budget and it's not the real problem. the president will also push health care reform, even though he had hoped to have a bi
CBS
Jan 4, 2010 12:00pm EST
owners had recognized him from a preview of the show "america's most wanted." and then called the show's tip line. >> first thing the news flashed his face on the screen. and i go, you know, that's him. >> marriage had been camping out in this florida motel room lube alone under a fake name. he used only cash, stockpiled canned food, and had covered his blue toyota to conceal it. >> we can begin the process of mourning ask of groving. >> this is a first appearance hearing. >> now in custody, marriage faces four counts of first degree murder. mark strassman, cbs news, atlanta. >>> coming up on 9 news now at noon, we're in a deep freeze. and much of the country is coping with bitter cold temperatures. >>> we will have details in just a moment. >>> i am meteorologist howard bernstein. the deep freeze could last awhile. we will look at the temperatures and the trend for the rest of the week. we have snow flurries showing up on live doppler 9,000hd and maybe more than snow flurry is about the end of the week. we will are the full forecast when 9 news now at noon returns. produce with a 100
CBS
Jan 5, 2010 12:00pm EST
healing. >>> this could be cool, the way we watch sports in america. our partners at u.s.a. today report that espn is going 3d. the sports network plans to launch a channel called espn 3d on june 11. and the first broadcast will be a world cup soccer match. 85 live sporting events are planned for 2010. to watch the live programming fans will need a more expensive 3d capable television set, and 3d glasses. they may also need a new set top box. it remains to be seen if you have to pay more for the channel. >>> a big day for google. it is expected to unveil its new touch screen at the consumer electronics show. the phone is called the nexus 1. it is wider but slimmer than apple's iphone and faster than motorola's droid. the rumored price is $179.99, with a two-year t-mobile contract. >>> those two technology developments, aren't they cool enough for you? how would you like to change the television channel with your brain? hitachi has reportedly developed a prototype remote control that lets you operate electronic devices telepathically. it features a head set that measures slight changes in
CBS
Jan 11, 2010 12:00pm EST
, bang of america and goldman sachs are among those testifying on wednesday and thursday. this week's hearings come as the big banks begin to give out big bonuses. the new york times reports that this could be one of the largest and most controversial bonus seasons in history. for example, goldman sachs is expected to pay its employees an average bonus of $595,000 each. one of the biggest payouts ever. >>> a bit of a mystery. concert promoter live nation has apparently renamed the nissan pavilion. live nation's website now refers to the 25,000 seat venue as jiffy lube live. there's no official confirmation on the name change nor do we know why the nissan name was taken off of the concert venue in bristow. by the way, the name change comes just as shareholders have approved the merger of live nation and ticketmaster. >>> another diet trend you may be seeing more of. diet mini clinics. they are similar to the medical mini clinics you see at pharmacies. already nutri system has a deal with wal-mart to sell the meals. and market data expects you could see deals struck between companies
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